Senior Citizens do not have to submit anything to receive a Christmas Check. Checks will be mailed to all EBCI tribal members who are 60 years of age or older by Dec. 31. Christmas Checks will be mailed to the same address that per capita checks are mailed to.
Handicapped and/or disabled enrolled minors (under the age of 18) who are eligible to receive a Christmas Check must submit a statement signed by a Doctor indicating that the child is handicapped and/or disabled. The deadline to submit handicapped/disabled statements for enrolled minors is Nov. 26. *A new statement must be submitted each year.
Handicapped and/or disabled enrolled members (between the ages of 18-60) who waive their per capita check, but who would like to receive a Christmas Check must submit a statement that has been signed by the Doctor indicating that they are handicapped and/or disabled. The deadline to submit handicapped and/or disabled statements for enrolled members between the ages of 18-60 who have waived their per capita check is Nov. 26. *A new statement must be submitted each year.
Statements can be turned in to the Tribal Operations Program Office, located beside the Council House or faxed to (828) 497-7020. Please be sure to include enrollment numbers on all statements.
– TOP Office